The Ink Markup Language (InkML) is a data format for representing digital ink data that is input with an electronic pen or stylus as part of a multimodal system. In the context of the W3C Multimodal Interaction Framework, the markup provides a format for:

  • Transferring digital ink data between devices and software components 
  • Storing hand-input traces for: 
    • Handwriting recognition (including text, mathematics, chemistry) 
    • Signature verification 
    • Gesture interpretation 

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